2016 BMW 7 Series Diesel Release Date, Review and Specs

2016 BMW 7 Series Release Date, MSRP Price, Interior, Review – The long awaited question and the most anticipated vehicle for the upcoming season has finally been announced, the 2016 BMW 7 Series has been confirmed for next year and we will see the BMW’s flagship vehicle return once more. This time the car has received an enormous update for the next season as it has been built from the ground up. This is the 6th-genreation release of the 7 Series and promises to be a good one.

2016 BMW 7 Series Diesel
2016 BMW 7 Series Diesel

The car is going to change its chassis, add some update cabin technology and even add some new powertrain options. If that is not enough to make you curious about the new BMW sedan, we don’t know what is. What is the most important part of the 2016 update is a lesson that they have managed to learn with the previous one and it includes a Carbon Core passenger cell. By using carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic and high-tensile steel for the construction of the most important parts of the car, it has managed to shed 190 pounds of the curb weight of the car.

2016 BMW 7 Series Diesel side angle, black color, alloy wheels

The weight loss continues with the aluminum additions to the trunk and door skins which further helps with the total curb weight. This also enables the car to have a perfect 50:50 weight distribution which is one of the best changes of the car. To find out more changes and see the exclusive pictures that have been released about the BMW 7 Series vehicle, read the rest of the review. Additional luxury car releases are the 2016 Porsche Panamera model and the 2016 Jaguar XJ that have also recently been announced.

2016 BMW 7 Series Diesel rear view, tailpipe, alloy wheels, exterior

2016 BMW 7 Series exterior

The styling was supposed to be the most surprising thing about the 2016 BMW 7 Series but since the leaked spy photos have already circled the net it does not provide a big deal now when the car is near its release. But with the first occurrence of the photos there was a great hype about the design of the new 7 Series. The car has made an evolutionary design and has not only added certain additions here and there but has evolved from the previous model that the car had. The 7 Series combines with the latest BMW language style which is a characteristic added to all of the contemporary vehicles of this automaker.

2016 BMW 7 Series Diesel front
2016 BMW 7 Series Diesel front

So at the front end of the vehicle the 7 Series sports a standard BMW kidney grille which has some narrower and wider headlights surrounding it. The added features to the front end of the car combine with a new front fascia which is more aggressive in the current vehicle that the old models. The profile of the car has not changed at all and the only new addition here are some chrome accents at the bottom. The rear end looks completely different with some sportier headlights and integrated exhausts and a shorter decklid.

2016 BMW 7 Series Diesel back
2016 BMW 7 Series Diesel back


Some fans will like the 2016 BMW 7 Series only because of its interior. Not to say that other parts of the car are necessarily badly designed, but the inside is perhaps the best part of the vehicle which is something in a luxury class that the 7 Series is in. It provides high levels of comfort and also comes with more than enough inside space. It gives you maxim interior passenger space and also adds a bit more with the Rear Executive Lounge Seating Package which adds a pop-out footrest and a seatback that reclines up to 42.5 degrees for the passengers at the back. Fitted inside is a panoramic roof which with the Panoramic Sky Lounge LED Roof, that comes as optional, enhances the atmosphere of the car.

2016 BMW 7 Series Diesel interior
2016 BMW 7 Series Diesel interior

The nail has been hit directly on the head, comfort wise, but the 7 Series comes with a pretty interesting set of inside tech support as well. Perhaps the most advanced one and certainly the coolest one is the addition of a iDrive 5.0 with touch display and Gesture Control that uses 3D sensors to detect pre-selected hand gestures and help you perform the tasks inside the car. You can adjust the volume of the audio system, accept phone calls, use the navigation and plenty more. Some other gadgets are the Touch Command Tablet and the Bowers & Wilkins Diamond surround sound system with 1,400 watts and 16 speakers.

2016 BMW 7 Series Diesel interior, leather seats


There are going to be several options and powertrain choices that come for the 2016 BMW 7 Series vehicle. The 740i  is going to come with an rear-wheel drive and an engine choice of 3.0-liter, TwinPower Turbo inline-six, that develops 320 horsepower and 330 pound-feet of torque. The 750i xDrive is an all-wheel choice which will use 4.4-liter V-8, that has been redesigned to fit  pair of TwinScroll turbochargers. The car is going to develop 445 horsepower and 480 pound-feet of torque with this engine. Both engine options come with a Launch Control to help maximize acceleration to maximize acceleration and use an eight-speed automatic transmission. The first engine choice can develop 0-60 mph stats in 5.4 seconds while the later version makes it in 4.3 seconds.

2016 BMW 7 Series Diesel engine


Wheelbase: 10 ft. 6.4 in. (126.4 in.)
Length: 17 ft. 2.2 in. (206.2 in.)
Width: 6 ft. 2.8 in. (74.8 in.)
Cargo volume: 18.2 cu.ft.
Curb weight: 4225 lbs
Top Speed: 155 mph
0-60: 4.3 Seconds
MPG: 21/29 mpg (city/highway)
Available Exterior Colors: Cashmere Silver Metallic, Dark Graphite Metallic, Glacier Silver Metallic, Imperial Blue Metallic, Jatoba Brown Metallic, Jet Black…
Towing Capacity: N/A lbs

Price and release date

The release date for the 2016 BMW 7 Series is scheduled for fall of this year. The car will make its appearance very soon and will be available for sale in just a month or so. The base price of the base 740i trim is going to be $81,300. The 750i xDrive is going to be a bit pricier with a base MSRP of $97,400.

 2016 BMW 7 Series Diesel side angle, exterior, alloy wheels